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The Lions began what could be a major overhaul of their offensive line today, informing right guard Stephen Peterman of his release, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports, this according to a person familiar with the decision. Peterman, 31, sta…Share Tweet
lionsgab.com Feb 5, 2013The Lions have begun the process of dumping salary. And Kyle Vanden Bosch will be among the next to go, Mike Garafolo of USA Today reports. The 34-year-old defensive end has been informed he’ll be released, according to a person informed of the impendinShare TweetThe St. Louis Rams have claimed former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young off waivers, the team announced Tuesday.Share TweetOn Monday, I wrote that I suspected the NBA's disciplinary czars would take a second look at the maybe-possibly-kind-of-sort-of punch thrown by Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace to the chin of Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight on Sunday, b…Share TweetIf we're being totally honest, Monday night's game between the New York Knicks and Detroit Pistons wasn't an especially thrilling watch, even for Knicks fans psyched to see the 'Bockers finish off their first 5-0 homestand in 16 years with a 95-88 win. …Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Feb 5, 2013Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco threw 11 touchdowns and no interceptions en route to a Super Bowl title this season. He wasn’t the first quarterback to post those numbers, though. He wasn’t even the first quarterback named Joe to do it. Joe Montana postShare Tweet
A closer look at Martin Mayhew's draftsESPN.com Feb 5, 2013As many of you have pointed out, the release of Detroit Lions receiver Titus Young pretty much wrapped up the "Have at It" debates we generated a few years ago about the best young receiver in the NFC North. (Hint: It wasn't Young.) It also op…Share Tweet
Twenty players will make more individually in 2013 than the entire Astros team combinedyahoo.com Feb 5, 2013Four Philadelphia Phillies will make more money in 2013 than the entire Houston Astros team. So will three New York Yankees, three Los Angeles Dodgers, three Detroit Tigers and three San Francisco Giants. All total, 20 deep-pocketed players are set to e…Share Tweet
NY Knicks overpower lowly Detroit Pistons, could end up passing Miami Heat for top spot in Eastern Conference in long haulnydailynews.com Feb 5, 2013Mike Woodson talks about passing Miami for the top spot in the East before the All-Star break in nine days and you can see why the Knick coach is so confident. It’s largely a collection of weaklings the Knicks are playing before Carmelo Anthony and TysoShare Tweet
Bob Wojnowski: Addition by subtraction can take struggling Lions only so fardetnews.com Feb 5, 2013Titus Young is gone, another wasted pick, another symbol of poor decision-making. The Lions didn't have much choice after all Young's tantrums, but once again, it's a forward step that obscures a backward step. And it doesn't get the…Share Tweet